Opinion
SMSFA

SMSFs fuel property boom: an urban myth

30-Mar-2018

An urban myth: the Collins dictionary defines it as “a strange or surprising story that many people believe, but which is not actually true”. An oft-cited example is alligators living in New York City&rsq.. Read More

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SISFA

Adequacy and equity in super

30-Mar-2018

Although this federal government has yet to legislate the purpose of superannuation, it stated in last year’s budget that it proposed introducing the definition first suggested by David Murray in his Financial .. Read More

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ASMA

What you need to set up an SMSF

18-May-2017

How much do you really need to establish an SMSF? This is the perennial question and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has released guidelines for financial planners and licensed accountants.. Read More

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IPA

Another fee increase: you have got to be kidding

30-Mar-2018

The federal government has given the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) the green light to move to a cost recovery model for regulatory activities. Treasury has released a consultation paper canv.. Read More

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CAANZ

Coming attractions

30-Mar-2018

As we’ve entered a new calendar year, it may be helpful to consider what changes might be on the horizon over the next while. The rise and rise of regulator data collection As we all know, unlike SMSFs, Aus.. Read More

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CPA

Satisfying advice requirements when the clock is ticking

04-Oct-2017

In the lead-up to the 1 July superannuation changes, financial advisers were faced with guiding many of their clients through the labyrinthine maze of complex and far-reaching changes effective from the start of the .. Read More

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